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    The Student Prince in Old Heidelberg (MGM, 1927). Lobby Card Set of 8 (11" X 14").
    Director Ernst Lubitsch fashions a schmaltzy, delightfully artificial rendition of the 1924 Lehar opera, which in turn was based on the 1902 play In Old Heidelberg. Ramon Novarro plays the title role, an ever-carousing young monarch who falls for ebullient barmaid Norma Shearer. Fully willing to forsake his crown for her, Novarro nevertheless chooses duty over love when his country is threatened with revolution. This excellent lobby set features the adorable Shearer on almost every card. The title card is in very nice shape, while most of the other cards have chips in the top right corner; one card has a tear in the left border and another has pinholes. Fine+.


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    Auction Dates
    March, 2010
    19th-20th Friday-Saturday
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